You can now buy the 'Museum of Witchcraft ~ A Magical History' online at www.theoccultartcompany.co.uk. It retails at £30.00 plus P & P. Thanks again to all the contributors.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Sunday, April 17, 2011
The Museum of Witchcraft Anniversary book has arrived & I will be sending contributors copies out over the next couple of weeks. They will be available to purchase online at www.theoccultartcompany.co.uk by the end of this week and will be on sale in the Museum later today. Pre-orders will be attended to during the week as well. The retail price is £30.00 and a significant percentage of profits will be donated to The friends of the Museum of Witchcraft.
There has been great feedback about the book already as I took some pre-launch copies to the PF Wessex Conference yesterday and sold a few there. The book launch on May 14th is looking like it will be well attended so looking forward to that!
It was with some sadness but much pride that we took possession of the late Iain Steele's ritual tools and altar pieces at his home in Wales last week. We met with his wife Mary and son Andrew who passed over these items and we are very pleased to have them. Some pieces, mainly his stangs, are already on display but the plan is to show the altar as it was in its entirety so that will be done over this winter ready for display next year. here is a photo of Graham and Mary at Iain's altar.
Sunday, April 03, 2011
Friday, April 01, 2011
A great day was had by all at the Devon Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Pagan Federation meeting in March recently and we'd just like to say thank you so much for the £150 donation made to the Museum as part of proceeds from the day's raffle. The cheque arrived only a week after the event so well done for being so organised.
It was great to have a Museum stall there so we could reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Morgana from PF International was there and told us about her plans for the new online version of her magazine Wiccan Rede. Joyce Froome came along and signed copies of her book Wicked Enchantments which has sold extremely well. We've just had to reorder for the season as we only have 2 left.
Jo O'Cleirigh was fabulous as ever speaking on his work on Egyptian archaeological digs and everyone seemed to particularly enjoy the photos of some rather priapically enhanced statues that his team discovered. Vivienne Crowley spoke on a new book she is planning on the Hare, and Graham gave a round up on what's happening at the Museum including a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday to kick off our 60th anniversary. Well done to Judith and all the organisers for their hard work in making this yet another successful event.
We're still awaiting the donation from the raffle at Witchfest in November last year. The winners of the raffle have booked their guided tour of the Museum in the next two weeks so we're looking froward to meeting them. I'll pop some photos of the PF event on shortly.